In a world where air travel is becoming more frequent and affordable, Regulation (EC) no. 261/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 February 2004 establishing common rules on compensation and assistance to passengers in the event of denied boarding and of cancellation or long delay of flights, and repealing Regulation (EEC) no. 295/91 („Regulation 261/2004”) ensures that the rights of passengers are respected in case of flight schedule incidents.
Law no. 129/2019 for the prevention and combating of money laundering and terrorism financing, and for the amendment and supplementation of certain legislative acts (“Law 129/2019”) requires Romanian companies subject to registration with the Romanian Trade Registry (with the exception of national companies and companies fully or majority owned by the State) to submit statements on their ultimate beneficial owners with the Romanian Trade Registry.
In November 2019, the newly-appointed Romanian government decided to operate certain operational changes.
Law Firm Marketing experts from across the region answer the question: “What is your experience of working with an external public relations firm?“
The way technology is used has changed significantly in the past decade and continues to change at a rapid pace, disrupting the way people interact both within the private and the public sector.
Competition authorities at both European and national level develop and update policies regarding the enforcement of competition legislation.
“There haven’t been significant changes on the Romanian legal market,” says Alexandra Rimbu, Partner at MPR Partners⎮Maravela, Popescu & Roman in Bucharest. “Recent changes were rather small and had no overarching impact on the legal market – the structure remains unchanged.”
The Romanian personal identification number (“cod numeric personal” in the Romanian language) is a unique and general identifier that is assigned to each individual at birth and appears on most personal documents, including birth certificates and identity cards. The number remains unchanged throughout an individual’s life.
In The Corner Office we ask Managing Partners across CEE about their unique roles and responsibilities. The question this time around: How do you do performance reviews, and how important are they to the planning and management of the firm?”
MPR Partners | Maravela, Popescu & Roman has been retained to provide legal assistance to Air France and KLM in Romania.
Romania's MPR Partners and the De Breij law firm in Amsterdam have advised Dutch company Nederlandse MKB Participatiemaatschappij on its acquisition of BusyMachines BV, a Dutch-Romanian software developer, which closed at the end of April 2019.
Maravela, Popescu & Roman has advised wiper blade manufacturer Trico on the acquisition of the wiper systems business of Federal-Mogul Motorparts. Wolf Theiss advised Federal-Mogul on matters of Romanian law, acting with lead counsel Eversheds Sutherland.
Romania's Maravela | Asociatii has changed its name to MPR Partners | Maravela, Popescu & Roman.
In The Corner Office we ask Senior and Managing Partners across Central and Eastern Europe about their unique roles and responsibilities. The question this time around: “What is the one skill, ability, or characteristic that fresh law school graduates in your country most commonly lack?”
In the context of the ever-changing labor market general framework, in 2018 Romania took decisive steps to align its legislation with the country’s economic landscape.
This year marks Maravela | Asociatii’s fifth anniversary. To mark the occasion, we sat down with Maravela | Asociatii Partner Alina Popescu to learn more about the challenges the firm has overcome in its first five years, its successes, and its plans for the future.
Recent practice in the Romanian dispute resolution landscape has shown a rise in (i) litigation involving wrongful decisions concerning unpaid tax, lack of liquidities, and consequent lack of debt settlement, and (ii) cases of fraudulent acts linked to insolvent companies, mostly committed prior to the commencement of the insolvency proceedings.
Maravela|Asociatii has assisted CEE chemicals producer Chimcomplex in the Romanian Competition Council's merger review procedure related to the company's takeover of Oltchim’s assets.